If you know a little bit of OpenPilot history you understand it was more about when, not "if". After a little less than 4 years of contributions to the OpenPilot project it was time to part. Just to give a bit of context, I started with OP at the beginning of 2012, working at the early … Continue reading Introducing LibrePilot
I'm shortly going to work integrating the OpenPilot telemetry with ROS. Main (long term) focus is indoor positioning and navigation. This is a quick mockup of the craft that will be used. Plates are going to be rebuilt to better host everything The reference platform is made by OpenPilot Revolution flight controller; OpenPilot GPSV9 with … Continue reading Foldable quad for ROS integration experiments
Just a quick teaser, plans and other infos coming soon! Credits goes to the great designs from http://untestedprototype.com/ on which it was heavily based.
Here are the drawings for a mini-H I built some time ago. it can be easily folded to be put in a backpack. The design was built using the following materials: Main center frame assembly n° 14 M2x16 hex socket bolts n° 12 M2 nuts n° 8 M2 self locking (nylock) nuts n° 14 M2 … Continue reading Mini Revo foldable H frame
After a huge amount of crashes with my mini swift, i eventually decided to rebuild it creating an hatch in the top where I can put a CopterControl and, in a near future, GPS and PipXtreme on it. The little thingy is not really light as I put a hxt 2730 motor (25gr motor only) … Continue reading Rebuilt mini swift
Here is a new case for the upcoming Revolution board from the awesome OpenPilot project. The case is built by two shells 5mm thick made by polystyrene glass. It is milled with 3mm two flute endmill at 900mm/min feeding rate and 1.5-2mm depth. You also need to cool down the mill from time to time … Continue reading CNC’d case for op revo board
A little update: I was unable to get rid of vibrations given the softness of the frame, so i decided to rebuild the copter using some spares I had at hand. Here the result, more details soon:) update: here is a video of one of the first flights: http://youtu.be/ZoO-wHts3Y0
Hi guys. I have problem with my bigger quad (one esc does weird things raising throttle) so i cannot fly for now. So It was time (while waiting for my holidays) to finish a mini vtail quad I had in mind for a lot of time. I is basically built around some 4mm carbon fiber … Continue reading Mini VTail quad